Controversial plans to abandon the four hour waiting time target at A&E could be detrimental to patients, the boss of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals is warning.

The mother of murdered Tavis Spencer-Aitkens has paid a moving tribute to him - and called for tougher sentences for people carrying knives.

Vicki Hunt, the reigning Suffolk Ladies' Senior match play champion, is captain of Ipswich Ladies in a year when the club is staging the English Women's Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Purdis Heath.

Ipswich council has confirmed a new order banning dog fouling, or people urinating or defecating in public areas in the town with fines of up to £80.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in a road traffic collision in Ipswich.

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Ipswich after a man snatched a mobile phone before running off.

A big-name retail chain has raised concerns over potential post-Brexit disruption at deep sea ports sparking worries over the impact of leaving the EU on Britain's biggest container port of Felixstowe.

Fans heading to Ipswich for Ed Sheeran's four concerts in Chantry Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend should find many extra trains laid on to take them home

Organiser hopes the Cornhill-based market will attract more footfall to the town centre.

An innovative music mentoring project will run a one-to-one scheme with 50 Ipswich youngsters to combat low school attendance levels.

Young people as young as five are being taught from an early age about the importance of their mental health thanks to a charity's new work in schools.

Ipswich council is hoping to be able to start cutting back trees in Arras Square during the spring.

A 20-year-old drug dealer accused of murdering Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens has denied being a gang member.

A special community winter health advice event, held at the Manor Ballroom in Ipswich this week, proved a great success.

Portsmouth transfer deadline day interest in Ipswich striker Ellis Harrison has ended, with the League One club set to confirm the signing of Wigan's James Vaughan.

Former Ipswich manager Paul Hurst has reflected on his 149 days in charge of Ipswich Town during an interview with Sky Sports.

In his latest column, Nino Severino sings the praises of Pipers Vale Gymnastics Club in Ipswich, which is producing potential Olympic stars of the future.

Striker Ben Morris has signed a new contract with Ipswich Town, keeping him at the club until at least the summer of 2021.

Donovan Blake is one of the family of faces on ITV Anglia's main news programme 'ITV News Anglia Tonight'. He's the Sports Correspondent and has been working with the broadcaster for the last eighteen years. Originally from Manchester, Donovan started his journalism career at Jarrold's News Agency in Ipswich. He also worked for Suffolk County Council as a Press Officer and was Sports Editor for the Ipswich radio station SGR FM prior to joining ITV. He talks to Gina Long

Ipswich Town beat Wigan Athletic 1-0 at Portman Road this afternoon. Relive the action here.

Ipswich Town's East Anglian Derby visit to Norwich City will be shown live on Sky Sports.

Not every finance-related job is tied to the City of London - that was the message from Ipswich MP Sandy Martin after he asked a parliamentary question about Brexit in the House of Commons.

A woman who said her life was given back to her by access to a thyroid medication faces paying for the drug abroad as it is not funded by the NHS.

Have a read of five of our most popular stories this week including an Ipswich actress who is now in EastEnders.

A "tsunami" of youngsters with mental health problems is on the horizon in Suffolk, a wellbeing movement has warned.

A blaze at a derelict building which caused town centre traffic chaos has been confirmed as an arson.

Suffolk's mental health and wellbeing system is failing and people are struggling to access support they need - even in moments of crisis.

Most read

MyDate24 MyPhotos24